- Birth Name Matthew Norman Niskanen
- Birth Place Virginia, Minnesota
- Famous Name Matt Niskanen
- Father Chuck Niskanen
- Mother Linda Niskanen
- Net Worth $18 million
- Salary $5.7 million
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Currently Working For Washington Capitals
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Katie Niskanen (m. 2014)
- Divorce N/A
- Children N/A
Matt Niskanen is a professional Ice Hockey Defenseman who was born on December 6 in 1986. He currently plays of Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He played college ice hockey at the University of Minnesota Duluth and was picked 28th overall in 2005 NHL Draft Entry.
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Matt Niskanen is 6 feet tall in height and weighs over 91 kg. The salary of Matt Niskanen is 5.7 million per year and his Net Worth is $18,000,000 as estimated. Matt has been very well known in the networking sites as well. And as specified he has been using Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Matt Niskanen, Personal Life, Wife, and Children
Niskanen has been living his personal life quite well with his parents and his wife as well. He is married to a girl Katie Niskanen. They have been living together in Wexford. their wedding happened in July of 2014.
And also he was hoping for the baby soon. And in the year 2014 he and his wife Katie, flew into town to seek a new house, and the trip doubled as their first visit to Kettler Capitals Iceplex, smack in the middle of development camp.
On October 2, 2015, Niskanen and his wife Katie was blessed with a baby boy and, as soon as the Washington Capital's teammate heard the news the team and players wished him via social outlets.
As for the media, purpose rumors are spread out for their benefits and there were rumors about Niskanen as well. Some of them are here as (Matt Niskanen on his involvement with TAPS during holidays), (Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen on his patriotism), (Capitals Matt Niskanen grateful to skate and talk with military families) etc.
These are not the only ones but also there are many to hear about Niskanen. And though controversies is a part he was never into any of them.
Matt Niskanen Early life
He was born in Minnesota, Virginia, United States. He is an American by his nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His father's name is Chuck Niskanen and his mother's name is Linda Niskanen.
Matt Niskanen Career
Niskanen had attended the University of Minnesota Duluth and in his freshman year 2005-06, he was playing very well. He also had helped his teams to bring in the state level appearance from his high school. During his sophomore season in the high school, he played very well and also was named WCHA First Team and also ALL WCHA Academic Team.
After that season he decided to leave the university and turn a pro. And he signed an amateur tryout contract with the Lowa stars and later he signed a three-year contract with the NHL contract with the Dallas Stars which began in 2007-08. He was a product out of the Minnesota high school.